(AGI) Rome, July 13 - Child abuse is the most terrible thingimaginable, Pope Francis said in an interview with newspaper LaRepubblica. "Most of these abominable events take place withinthe family or in a close-knit community. The Church fights ahard battle against (child abuse), but the disease has spreadto our house as well." The Pontiff pledged that he would dealwith "this unbearable state of affairs with the severity itrequires". . .